Archive | May, 2018

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Work begins on Chain of Craters-Kalapana Road evacuation route

The National Park Service and Hawai‘i Department of Transportation have signed an agreement to prepare the coastal stretch of Chain of Craters-Kalapana Road as an evacuation route through Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park should Highway 130 be cut off by lava from the Kīlauea eruption.

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Pahoa man arrested after shooting in Leilani Estates Tuesday (May 29)

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a Pāhoa man in connection with a Tuesday afternoon shooting incident, (May 29), in the lower Puna area. At 12:21 p.m., police responded to a report of gunshots fired near the intersection of Kahukai and Makamae Streets in the Leilani Estates Subdivision. The victim, a 32-year-old man from Leilani Estates, […]

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Police DUI stats for the week of May 21-27, 2018

During the week of May 21, through May 27, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 25 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 474 DUI arrests compared […]

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Pahala woman is killed in minivan crash Monday (May 28)

afternoon, (May 28), on Highway 11 near the 51-mile marker in Pāhala She has been identified as Julia Gonzaga Responding to a 12:29 p.m. call, police determined that a 2012 Mazda minivan operated by an 84-year-old Pāhala man had been traveling south on Highway 11 near the 51-mile marker when the van ran off the […]

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Police are searching for a man wanted on warrants

South Kohala Patrol & The Area II Special Enforcement Unit is actively seeking for Eyan K. Chong, a 29-year-old who frequents the South Kohala Area (Waikoloa & Waimea). He is wanted on multiple outstanding warrants of arrest for probation violations. Chong is 5-feet-9-inches and 150 pounds.

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Police seeking man caught on camera for a theft from a Keaau store

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi Island police are requesting the public’s help in identifying the person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras in connection with a theft from a Keaʻau store. On (March 10), an adult male stole a cellular phone that was inadvertently left on a Keaʻau store counter by a customer. He is described […]

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Police are searching for three women wanted in connection with criminal cases

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating three women who are wanted for questioning in connection with several criminal incidents. Tearon Pacheco-Fernandez is a 22-year-old Mt. View woman, described as being 4-feet-9-inches, 120 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

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*CANCELED* Pahoa Community Aquatic Center reopens Friday (June 1)

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the Pahoa Community Aquatic Center will open on June 1, 2018, for recreation and lap swimming on a shortened schedule as follows: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 3-6 p.m. The pool may close with little or no notice due to conditions caused by the lava […]

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Lava fountaining on the Lower East Rift Zone. Photo taken Wednesday, May 30, 2018 courtesy of Hawaii County Fire Department

Kilauea Eruption: Residents in Kapoho area told to evacuate as lava will cut-off roadways Wednesday (May 30)

Residents of Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland are advised to evacuate due to the possibility of lava cutting off access to Beach Road near Four Corners.

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Panorama of Halemaʻumaʻu Overlook Vent Wide Angle from HVO Observation Tower at 1:59 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

Kilauea Eruption: Summit explosion sends ash plume up to 15K feet, mandatory evacuation ordered on Noni Farms & Hale Kamahina Roads Tuesday (May 29)

Residents on Noni Farms Road and Hale Kamahina road need to EVACUATE IMMEDIATELY due to a fast-moving lava flow.

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Lava flows damage more than 400 utility poles, power outages in lower Puna

The spread of erupting lava has destroyed Hawai‘i Electric Light equipment, causing outages in areas of lower Puna. Some of those outages may last for an extended time. Continued lava activity has damaged and destroyed more than 400 poles and related equipment in the lower Puna area. Where possible, power is being rerouted to continue […]

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Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 6.7 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 6.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.82/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.96/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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Close view of lava channel in middle of the lava flow erupting from fissure 8 during this morning's overflight at about 7 a.m. HST. The tallest lava fountain is fissure 8, active since yesterday evening. The eruption rate at fissure 8 diminished significantly later in the morning. Photo taken Monday, May 28, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Fast moving pahoehoe lava flow forces more evacuations Monday (May 28)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that a fast-moving pahoehoe flow from Fissure 8 is advancing on Nohea and Kupono Streets north of Leilani Street. There are reports of lava fountains on Moku Street.

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HELCO warns of possible power interruptions in lower Puna

Hawai‘i Electric Light warns customers that power interruptions are likely if the lava continues to advance toward Highway 132. The company has been monitoring lava activity and is ready to implement its plans to perform planned switching to reroute power to customers in the lower Puna areas.   This work will begin at about 3 p.m., […]

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